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There are 8 ways to get from Fort William to Whitby by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Glasgow Queen Street  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Darlington
  4. Take the train from Darlington to Whitby

$91 - $193

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Train  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Whitby

$81 - $175

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Train, bus  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Darlington
  3. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Whitby, Bus Station X4 / ...

Bus  •  13h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
  3. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Middlesbrough
  4. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Whitby, Bus Station X4 / ...

Drive  •  5h 52m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Whitby 325.2 miles

$70 - $110

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Manchester, train  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough

$110 - $372

Bus to Inverness, fly to Manchester, train  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Manchester (MAN) INV - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough

$128 - $331

Bus to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands, train  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to York
  4. Take the train from York to Scarborough

$116 - $307

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Whitby is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Whitby is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Whitby station. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Whitby, Bus Station via Glasgow, Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Whitby via Glasgow Queen Street, Edinburgh and Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 22m.

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The distance between Fort William and Whitby is 239 miles. The road distance is 325.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Whitby without a car is to train which takes 10h 22m and costs £70 - £150.

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It takes approximately 10h 22m to get from Fort William to Whitby, including transfers.

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Fort William to Whitby bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Fort William, Bus Station.

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Fort William to Whitby train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Fort William station.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Whitby is to train which takes 10h 22m and costs £70 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 239.3 miles
  • Duration: 10h 22m

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Whitby, North Yorkshire, England?

You can take a train from Fort William to Whitby via Glasgow Queen Street, Edinburgh, and Darlington in around 10h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Whitby via Glasgow, Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard, Middlesbrough, and Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 in around 13h 15m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Derby to York
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Darlington
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $80
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Whitby
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Whitby
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Train from Manchester Victoria to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to York
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Train from York to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 4 to Whitby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
National Express
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
shielbuses.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Fort William to Whitby bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Whitby, Bus Station.

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Fort William to Whitby train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Whitby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Whitby is 325 miles. It takes approximately 5h 52m to drive from Fort William to Whitby.

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easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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